2012 USBLN® 15th Annual Conference & Expo Success in Orlando, Florida
WASHINGTON, DC (October 18, 2012) – The 15th Annual US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) Annual Conference & Expo held in Orlando, Florida on October 1-4 was a resounding success. The event experienced record-breaking attendance which grew by 54 percent over last year with nearly 600 corporate, government, disability-owned businesses and BLN affiliates attending the conference at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld hotel. The organization was very pleased to announce that over 250 registrants were first time conference attendees, and the event featured keynote addresses by the Chairmen/Presidents/CEOs of Northrop Grumman, Wes Bush, and CSX, Michael J. Ward. [DOC | PDF]
Disability:IN reveals new research that says millennials want disability inclusion
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USBLN – A Leading Nonprofit for Disability Inclusion – Rebrands to Disability:IN, Publishes Survey Data on Millennial Job Priorities
Survey shows millennial employees prioritize diversity and inclusion when selecting, remaining at jobs; yet only half believe their employer is committed to hiring, retaining people with disabilities.
126 Major Businesses Rated “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”
Fortune 1000 Corporations are recognized as a part of the 2018 Disability Equality Index (DEI) and honored as the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”.
5 Ways to Participate in Global Accessibility Awareness Day #GAAD
On May 17th, the USBLN will be celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD was established to create awareness and generate conversations about accessibility, specifically web accessibility, for people with disabilities.
USBLN Facilitates Over 8,000 New Hires with Disabilities Through Going for the Gold Program
Through the Going for the Gold (GFG) program, the USBLN is aiding 20 Fortune and Global 500 companies achieve the “gold standard” in hiring and fully including individuals with disabilities in their workforces.